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2010-12-14 12:58:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A concentrated lobbying effort by The American Legion and fellow VSOs (veterans service organizations) has culminated in U.S. Senate passage of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Improvements Act of 2010.

2010-10-27 12:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2010-07-08 11:28:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion sent a letter yesterday to members of the Senate, underlining its support for legislation that would make more Gold Star parents eligible for care at state veterans homes.

2008-09-09 12:00:15

Canada's Liberal Party unveiled a Web site Tuesday that portrays leader Stephane Dion as an outdoorsy, passionate, family man with rugged interests.

2008-09-08 00:00:08

By Rob Gillies Canada's Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, has dissolved Parliament and called an early election for next month, in the hope of strengthening his Conservative minority government's hold on power.

2008-06-18 15:00:25

By THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA - Liberal senators will amend the controversial film-financing sections of the government's omnibus tax bill, despite the fact that the Commons passed the legislation as a confidence measure.

2006-08-21 18:25:18

By Louise Egan OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian lumber industry has pledged "substantial support" for a softwood lumber agreement with the United States, enough for the pact to proceed to Parliament, Michael Wilson, Canada's ambassador to the United States, said on Monday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.